You can use the LDIF changetype directive to delete an entry from the PingDirectory server using the ldapmodify tool.


You can only delete leaf entries.

  1. Delete an entry using the ldapmodify tool.
    1. From the command line run the ldapmodify tool with the changetype:delete option.
    2. Enter the distinguished name (DN) and press Enter to go to the next line.
    3. Enter the changetype directive.
    4. Press Ctrl+D twice to enter the end-of-file (EOF) sequence (UNIX) or Ctrl+Z (Windows).
    $ bin/ldapmodify --hostname -port 389 --bindDN "uid=admin,dc=example,dc=com" --bindPassword password 
    changetype: delete